Miguel Martinez has been an intern at Phoenix Community Alliance since April of 2013. He received his bachelor’s Degree in Design Studies of the Built Environment and two masters’ degrees in Architecture and Urban Design (the study of the physicality of the city as well as its economic driving forces.) In the past he has worked collaboratively with Engineers, Planners, Real Estate Developers and Architects and brings a well rounded young perspective to Phoenix Community Alliance. Miguel has a passion for urbanism and studied urban infrastructure, community revitalization, suburban retrofitting in Spain for 6 weeks and Argentina for 7 months. An energetic individual that has completed projects in historic preservation as well as new construction Miguel Martinez offers his unique perspective to Phoenix Community Alliance’s blog series Phoenix’s Next Flight.